Story: Public gardens

Bog garden, Christchurch Botanic Gardens

Bog garden, Christchurch Botanic Gardens

At one time, a pond in the bog garden at the Christchurch Botanic Gardens featured miniature islands shaped like New Zealand.

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Maggy Wassilieff, 'Public gardens - The oldest public gardens', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 23 September 2021)

Story by Maggy Wassilieff, published 24 Nov 2008